Buddy Club started back in 1990 with founder Mitoshi Kakimoto as a
famous Formula 3 driver back in Japan. Kakimoto's race proven
technology transferred to track performance parts known as "Buddy
Club" performance aftermarket parts. In 1993, Buddy Club formed the
"First Racing" Team and was successful. They participated in the
famous JGTC(Japan Grand Touring Championship) and N1 Super Taiku
Endurance Races in Japan, and Buddy Club was recognized as a
prestigious Race Team & Brand in the Japanese Tuner Market.
By 1996-2001 Buddy Club sponsored multiple teams that were successful in the JTCC(Japanese Touring Car Championship). In the meantime, Buddy Club Japan discovered potential with race driver Jun-San from Team AAI Motorsports, Taiwan. With the joint partnership from AAI Motorsports Taiwan, Buddy Club Japan achieved an outstanding record of seven 1st places finishes in South East Asia's ATCC series(Asian Touring Car Championship). This momentum drove Buddy Club Japan to rapidly grow in popularity and continue produce high quality performance parts for new applications throughout Asia.
By 2003 Buddy Club set up a branch office/warehouse in America, known as "Buddy Club USA", and in 2005, set up a distribution network in Hong Kong, Australia, New Zealand, Thailand, Singapore, Korea, China, and the UK. In 2010 the global network is still expanding and continues to keep world wide JDM tuners racing dreams come true! Let your race fantasy become reality! Keep On Racing!